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Kenneth M. Jenkins — Bay City, Wis.

RED WING — A memorial service for Kenneth M. Jenkins will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel in Red Wing, with the Rev. Eugene Hasselquist officiating.

Mr. Jenkins, 72, of Bay City, Wis., died Sunday (Aug. 31, 2008) at his home.

He was born Dec. 9, 1935, in Manly, Iowa. He attended school in Manly and moved to Clear Lake, Iowa, where he began working as a heavy equipment operator. He married Sharon Brand on Oct. 31, 1975, at the Methodist Church in Albert Lea. They moved to Lindstrom, Minn., where he operated the Dairy Queen until retiring in 1986. He and his wife moved to Bay City in 1996.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Rick (Kathy) of Tomah, Wis., and Tim (Michaelee) of Glencoe, Minn.; three daughters, Laura (David) Wineinger of Cumberland, Wis., Carol (Joe) Townsend of Bay City and Vickie (Mike) Nielsen of Lake Geneva, Wis.; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Donna Fredrickson of Manly, Iowa, and Deloras Fredrickson of Northwood, Iowa; and a brother, Dick (Nancy) of Eldridge, Iowa. He was preceded in death by a sister, two brothers, a son and a grandson.

Visitation will be an hour before the service Thursday at Mahn Family Funeral Home in Red Wing.

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